Track Bike Frame Build Kit

£285.00

A track bike is built for one thing – speed. That means an ultra-stiff frame and super agressive geometry and handling.

Whether you’re looking to race in the velodrome or hit up the streets, a bamboo track bike is the ultimate statement.

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the ultimate bamboo machine…..

  • Ultra stiff large diameter main tubes and stays
  • Bamboo’s natural vibration damping qualities give a smooth ride
  • Tailor your clearances and design flourishes to whatever extreme you want
  • Take advantage of our custom design service for a perfect race fit for max power and aerodynamic efficiency
  • Our custom designed horizontal dropouts
  • Tapered or 1 1/8″ head tube

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engineered…..

Designed and perfected over 6 years by our team of engineers, our kits are simple to make and give reliable, dependable bikes you can be sure will stand up to years of abuse!

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time to make…

Allow 2 days to build the frame at a leisurely pace. If you’re pushing it can be completed in 1 day.  Or alternatively build over 5 evenings. 

Components can be purchased through us or at your local bike shop. Or use a donor bike.

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why it’s great to build your own!

1 – whether you follow our standardized frame blueprints or go custom for a perfect fit, you’ll be building your own truly unique bike.

2 – there’s no faster or more economical way to build a bike!

3 – join the club! all the support you need, and our 1 year frame warranty.

4 – our kits are proven – check out our social media to see hundreds of happy club members and their bikes.

5 – for all ages from 12 – 100+

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supported while you build.

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1. clear, concise manuals.

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2. online videos.

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2. expert help.

We’re always on hand to give expert advice or just a bit of encouragement! You can reach us on:

  • telephone: +44 330 330 9025
  • skype: bamboobicycleclub
  • facebook: /bamboobicycle
  • twitter: @bamboobicycle
  • e-mail: [email protected]

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Extra information.

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What’s included

PartQty
Bamboo tubes (with spares)10
A0, full size blueprint1
Aluminum head tube, straight or tapered1
Aluminium seat-sleeve for 27.2mm seat post1
Standard 68mm english threaded bottom bracket shell1
Horizontal dropouts2
Flax fibre webbing for lugs1
Glue for tacking1
Epoxy resin and hardener1
Instruction manuals – Workmanship Guide, Introduction and Set-up, Step by Step build guide + online videos1
Custom developed bamboo bike jig and fittings1
Sandpaper and sanding tube1
Finishing packs for bottle mounts and cable runs1
Custom brewed Bamboo Beer1

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ToolQty
Stanley knife or similar1
Sandpaper, 80 grit1 pack
Wood saw, a tenon saw is ideal1
Drill, plus 10mm, 8mm bits1
Masking tape, 50mm wide1 roll
Pencil1
Measuring tape1
Electrical tape2 rolls
Disposable gloves5 pairs
Strong scissors1
Brown paper/newspaper
Plastic cup (for mixing epoxy)2
Paint brush ~40mm wide (for mixing and applying epoxy)1

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Geometry

All measurements in mm

TRACK BIKESmallMediumLargeExtra Large
Frame Sizeinches17″19″21″23″
Seat Tube – Center to Topmm432mm482mm533mm584mm
Top Tube (Virtual)mm545mm560mm570mm580mm
Head Tube AngleDegrees70°71°71°71°
Head Tubemm120mm130mm140mm140mm
Seat Tube AngleDegrees73°73°73°73°
Chainstay Lengthmm435mm435mm435mm435mm
Bottom Bracket Dropmm69mm69mm69mm69mm

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what people have made..

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Size

Small 157 – 170cm / 5′ 2″ – 5′ 7″, Medium 168 – 184cm/5′ 6″ – 6′ 0″, Large 180 – 193cm/5′ 11″ – 6′ 4″, XL 190 – 196cm/6′ 3″ – 6′ 5″